Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, is partnering with STC, the largest telecom operator in the Middle East, to rollout telehealth solutions powered by Artificial Intelligence in a move that could transform the ability to diagnose and treat patients in remote and rural areas. The telehealth solutions provided by Philips allow hospitals and clinics anywhere in the country to be connected to command centers, through which doctors in other locations can treat patients remotely, providing better access to higher quality and more cost-effective care.

Read more: STC partners with Philips to transform healthcare in KSA

Ooredoo Qatar has selected Nokia to build a 5G cloud native core network to support delivery of enhanced mobile broadband services. Nokia's solution will be deployed in Ooredoo's state-of-the-art datacenters in Qatar's capital city Doha.

Read more: Nokia to help Ooredoo Qatar take 5G lead with cloud native core network

For the year 2019, the mobile operator Etisalat Misr announces an investment of more than 3 billion Egyptian pounds (167,272,358 US dollars) for the modernization of its telecom network, according to Hazem Metwally’s words, chairman and CEO of the telecom company.

Read more: Etisalat Misr makes huge investment for network upgrade

Ooredoo has announced the appointment of Kumail Al-Moosawi to a newly created executive level position - Chief Corporate Services Officer (CCSO). The new role will see Kumail continue to be responsible for HR but also assume responsibility for the Customer Experience, Business Continuity and HSE Departments within Ooredoo.

Read more: Ooredoo announces appointment of its new CCSO

As an organisation devoted to bettering society through technology for good, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), took part in the leadership’s innovative ‘Well of Hope’ humanitarian competition during the holy month of Ramadan, filling 793 bottles, the equivalent of 11485 litres of water.

Read more: EITC takes part in humanitarian initiative in the spirit of Ramadan

The fourth industrial revolution is set to propel a new era where technologies revolutionize sectors and create exceptional opportunities. Artificial intelligence, Big Data, IoT, Machine learning, robotics, among others, have proven to have an unprecedented but significant direct and sometimes indirect impact on all industries. The Sultanate of Oman has been tirelessly working towards improving its ICT and telecommunications sector in order to smoothly implement its fourth industrial revolution plan. 

Read more: Omani investment funds and leading global telecom operator team up to launch 3rd mobile operator

Telecom Egypt announced its Q1 2019 results ending 31 March 2019, registering a net profit of EGP 1.6bn. Consolidated revenue came in at EGP 6.1bn, recording +27% Year-on-Year. Retail revenue contributed 57% to the total Year-on-Year growth backed by the rise in data services revenue. 

Read more: Telecom Egypt announces strong Q1 results

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